Professor Robin Smith is presented with the Sargent Medal
Congratulations to Professor Robin Smith who was presented the Sargent Medal of the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) at the Institution of Chemical Engineers Annual General Meeting on 21 May 2018.
This is a prestigious medal awarded to individuals who have made a significant contribution to research into computer-aided product and process engineering. Named after Roger Sargent, former president of IChemE and Corthaulds Professor of Chemical Engineering at Imperial College, the medal was launched in 2014. It was awarded to Robin in recognition of over 35 years leadership and pioneering research leading to conceptual development of advanced process integration principles and methodologies.
Professor Robin Smith is Director of the Centre for Process Integration in the School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science of the University of Manchester. He is co-founder of Process Integration Limited and Process Asset Integration Management Limited (ProAim), both spin-out companies from the University. He has extensive industrial experience with Rohm & Haas in process investigation, production and process design, and with ICI in process modelling and process integration.